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mums Start Viral Petition Against Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Food Dyes

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kraft_Easy_Mac.JPG”] Two mums who started a petition against the Yellow 5 and Yellow 6 chemicals in Kraft macaroni and cheese now have more than 140,000 signatures. North Carolina mums Vani Hari and Lisa Leake claim in their Change.org petition that the artificial dyes require a warning label in […]
mums Start Viral Petition Against Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Food Dyes
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Carly Rae Jepsen Cancels Boy Scouts Concert Over Gay Member Ban

[credit provider=”Getty”] “Call Me Maybe” singer Carly Rae Jepsen has pulled out of a performance she had scheduled at this July’s Boy Scouts of America Jamboree, citing the organisation’s ban on gay members.The 27-year-old Canadian singer tweeted Tuesday:
Carly Rae Jepsen Cancels Boy Scouts Concert Over Gay Member Ban
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The White House’s Response To The Petition To Build A Death Star Is Absolutely Tremendous

[credit provider=”wikimedia commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:DeathStar2.jpg”] The White House has finally responded to one of its outstanding petitions with more than 25,000 signatures. And, unfortunately, the White House will not be building a Death Star.The White House announced Friday night that it will not build a Death Star for job creation and […]
The White House’s Response To The Petition To Build A Death Star Is Absolutely Tremendous
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Stanford And UC Students Finally Agree: They Both Hate Their New Logos*

[credit provider=”YouTube Screengrabs”] All is quiet on the Californian front.The students at Stanford University and University of California schools, of which Stanford’s rival Berkeley is part,  are momentarily holding back their jabs at one another and instead focusing on similar issues on their respective campuses.
Stanford And UC Students Finally Agree: They Both Hate Their New Logos*
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Abercrombie Workers Are Protesting The Company’s ‘Unfair’ Scheduling

[credit provider=”change.org” url=”https://www.change.org/petitions/abercrombie-scrambling-for-hours-isn-t-stylish-stop-hurting-your-workers”] Thousands of Abercrombie & Fitch workers are petitioning against the company’s “unfair” scheduling practices. According to a Change.org petition: 
Abercrombie Workers Are Protesting The Company’s ‘Unfair’ Scheduling
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Why The Supreme Court Agreed To Hear An Inmate’s Handwritten Petition

[credit provider=”Flickr/IslesPunkFan” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/islespunkfan/2622070754/sizes/m/in/set-72157606275404692/”] The new Supreme Court term begins next Monday and Court watchers are already sizing up the cases that they plan to hear, including one with a rather unusual approach to lawyering.On Tuesday, the Court agreed to hear the petition of Millbrook v. United States, involving a federal prison […]
Why The Supreme Court Agreed To Hear An Inmate’s Handwritten Petition
Strategy

This Safeway Employee Was Suspended For Protecting A Pregnant Woman From Assault

[credit provider=”Change.org” url=”http://www.change.org/petitions/give-safeway-employee-ryan-young-his-job-back-with-back-pay”] Customers are rallying around a Safeway meat clerk who was suspended without pay for intervening when he saw a man attacking a pregnant woman.The employee, Ryan Young of Del Rey Oaks, California, asked the man to stop when he saw the conflict in the parking lot. When […]
This Safeway Employee Was Suspended For Protecting A Pregnant Woman From Assault
Markets

KeyBank Is Still Making This Family Pay Their Dead Son’s Student Loans

[credit provider=”chrisbryski.blogspot.com ” url=”http://chrisbryski.blogspot.com/p/pictures-of-christopher.html”] The family of a dead college student Christopher Bryski are asking KeyBank to forgive about $30,000 of student loan debt he’d incurred in college. In their latest bid to absolve the loans, the family launched a petition on Change.org which is now up to 75,000 signatures.
KeyBank Is Still Making This Family Pay Their Dead Son’s Student Loans
Tech

You Think All Those Internet Protests Are Useless? Think Again

[credit provider=”Flickr/Goodnight London” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/goodnight_london/3702395034/”] Do you have friends constantly annoying you with Facebook or Change.org petitions about this cause or that?It seems impossible that hitting a Like button or adding your name to an Internet petition can possibly add up to much.
You Think All Those Internet Protests Are Useless? Think Again
Tech

Group Used Facebook To Make Hershey Act On Child Slavery

[credit provider=”AP”] Child slavery still exists in the world, particularly in Africa’s Ivory Coast and in the industry of chocolate production.On Monday, Hershey’s made its first commitment to buy independently certified slave-free cocoa. It promised to buy Rainforest Alliance certified cocoa for its Bliss product line.
Group Used Facebook To Make Hershey Act On Child Slavery